• Quotes to Live By


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    "You can easily judge a person by how they treat those who can do nothing for them." - Unknown
    "The one who angers you - controls you! Don't give ANYONE that power!  Especially those who do it intentionally!" - Unknown
    "I thought growing up was something that automatically happened as you got older, but it turns out it's something you have to choose to do." - Scrubs
    "Do more than belong: participate.  Do more than care: help.  Do more than believe: practice.  Do more than be fair: be kind.  Do more than forgive: forget.  Do more than dream: work." - William Arthur Ward
    "I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is another step forward." - Thomas Edison
    "Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself.  Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them - every day begin the task anew." - St. Francis DeSales
    " It's the little things that make the big things possible.  Only close attention to the fine details of any operation makes the operation first class." - J. Willard Marriott
    "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor." - Vince Lombardi
    " Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with.  Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up." - Thomas J. Watson
    "Life is not easy for any of us.  But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.  We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this something must be attained." - Marie Curie
     "A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." - Francis Bacon
    "Man often becomes what he believes himself to be...If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it in the beginning." - Mahatma Gandhi
    "The tragedy in life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal.  The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach." - Benjamin E. Mays
    "There's no need to overpower when you can outsmart." - Phil Jackson
    "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
    "No one has ever drowned in sweat." - Lou Holtz
    "Watch your thoughts; they become words.  Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits.  Watch your habits; they become character.  Watch your character; it becomes your destiny." - Frank Outlaw
    "Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' - and get busy and find out how to do it." - Theodore Roosevelt
    "A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals." - Larry Bird
    "Wanting something is not enough.  You must hunger for it.  Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way." - Les Brown
    "It's easier to go down a hill than up it, but the view is much better at the top." - Arnold Bennett
    "Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did.  So throw off the bowlines.  Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain
    "Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it.  Establish your priorities and go to work." - H.L. Hunt
    "There has never yet been a man in our history who led a life of ease whose name is worth remembering." - Theodore Roosevelt
    " Successful people are successful because they form the habits of doing those things that failures don't like to do." - Albert Gray
    "Success doesn't mean the sbsence of failure; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives.  It means winning the war, not every battle." - Edward Bliss
    "The harder you work. the harder it is to surrender." - Vince Lombardi
    "It is our choices that show who we trulyare, far more than our abilities." - J.K. Rowling

    “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; But often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us” - Helen Keller

    “We must be the change we want to see” - Gandhi
    “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of conflict and controversy” - Martin Luther King Jr.
    “I shall pass through this life but once. Any good therefore that I can do, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it. For I shall never pass this way again” - Etienne de Grellet

    “This above all: To your own self, be true” - William Shakespeare

    “Imagine” - John Lennon
    "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams
    "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising everytime we fall." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
    "With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble.  Courage is the foundation of integrity." - Keshavan Nair
    "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Fredrick Douglas
    "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." - Eleanor Roosevelt
    "No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies you the right to grow." - Alice Walker
    "The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity.  The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." - Winston Churchill
    "Small deeds dones are better than great deeds planned." - Peter Marshall
    "The wishbone will never replace the backbone." - Will Henry
Last Modified on October 2, 2017